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reclaimverb appropriate, develop, get back, rebuild, recall, recover, redeem, reestablish, regain, regenerate, reinstate, reoccupy, replevin, replevy, repossess, retake, retrieve
Associated concepts: reclaim land
See also: claim, collect, cure, demand, fix, meliorate, purge, reconstruct, recoup, recover, redeem, reform, rehabilitate, renew, repair, repossess, rescue
RECLAIM. To demand again, to insist upon a right; as, when a defendant for a consideration received from the plaintiff, has covenanted to do an act, and fails to do it, the plaintiff may bring covenant for the breach, or assumpsit to reclaim the consideration. 1 Caines, 47.